Author: Fernandez, Alexandra

UConn Stamford Professor, Human Rights Filmmaker Oscar Guerra Earns Two Emmy Nominations

Oscar Guerra is an assistant professor of film and video in the Digital and Design Department at the Department at UConn Stamford. During the extremely hard time we all faced last year because of COVID-19, Guerra captured real insight of a immigrant family from Guatemala and how COVID-19 affected their family. The documentary was named […]

Instituto MA Alumni Win Fellowship to Promote Campus Latinx Dialogues

Latinx and Latin American Studies MA graduates, Pauline Batista and Lauren Pérez-Bonilla (now doctoral students in UCONN Geography and Education, respectively), together with History doctoral student Claudio Daflon, have been awarded an Initiative on Campus Dialogs (ICD) Fellowship to develop a year-long project, “Vamos!” Vamos! seeks to gather UConn’s growing Latinx population within a space […]

Instituto Affiliate Elizabeth Howard Wins Major Department of Education Grant

Together with UConn faculty Professor Manuela Wagner (LCL), Assistant Professor Aarti Bellara (EPSY), Neag School of Education Associate Professor have worked alongside  Instituto affiliate faculty member Elizabeth Howard who has won a $179,000 grant from the US Department of Education for a three-year research project, “Reimagining Dual Language Education: Promoting Equitable Bilingualism and Biliteracy Outcomes […]